Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Enabling Knowledge Creation
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Georg von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka


This book shows how firms can generate and nurture ideas. Weaving together lessons from such international leaders as Siemens, Unilever, Skandia, and Sony, along with their own first-hand consulting experiences, the authors introduce knowledge enabling — the overall set of organizational activities that promote knowledge creation — and demonstrate its power to transform an organization's knowledge into value-creating actions. They describe the five key “knowledge enablers” and outline what it takes to instill a knowledge vision, manage conversations, mobilize knowledge activists, create the ri ... More

Keywords: Siemens, Unilever, Skandia, Sony, knowledge enabling, knowledge creation, managers, executives, knowledge activists, organization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780195126167
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Georg von Krogh, author
University of St. Gallen
Author Webpage

Kazuo Ichijo, author

Ikujiro Nonaka, author
both at Hitotsubashi University
Author Webpage